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Cult movies the classics, the sleepers, the weird, and the wonderful by Danny Peary

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Published by Dell in New York .
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StatementDanny Peary.
LC ClassificationsPN1997.8 .P37
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 402 p. :
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4263926M
ISBN 100440516471
LC Control Number81009785

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The trippy, elusive cult at the center of Sound of My Voice is influenced by the innumerable fringe groups and secret societies that exist under the radar in the greater Los Angeles area. In the movie, a pair of documentary filmmakers undergo the harsh initial rituals of a particular group in order to get to its leader, a woman named Maggie. A satanist cult leader is burnt alive by the local church. He vows to come back to hunt down and enslave every descendant of his congregation, by the power of the book of blood contracts, in which they sold their souls to the devil. Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Ernest Borgnine, Eddie Albert, Ida Lupino, William Shatner. Votes: 2,/10(K).   Stoner, John Williams. Unlike many of the books on this list, this novel isn’t a cult classic because it’s all that strange, experimental in form, or . Cult Movies 1. Pink Flamingos (). 2. Trash (). 3. American Pop (). 4. Flesh Gordon (). 5. Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers (). 6. Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (). 7. Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS (). 8. Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens (). 9. Erik the Viking ().

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